Chronicles the lives of three generations of the upper-middle-class British family, the Forsytes, from the 1870s to 1920.
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Series cast summary:
...  Soames Forsyte 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Young Jolyon Forsyte / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Irene Forsyte / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Winifred / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Montague Dartie 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  June / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  George / ... 10 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Aunt Hester / ... 8 episodes, 2002-2003
Malcolm Raeburn ...  Parfitt 7 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Emily 6 episodes, 2002
...  Annette Forsyte née Lamotte / ... 6 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Val Dartie 6 episodes, 2002-2003
John Carlisle ...  James Forsyte 6 episodes, 2002
...  Holly Dartie née Forsyte / ... 6 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Aunt Juley 6 episodes, 2002-2003
Maggie Fox ...  Bilson 6 episodes, 2002-2003
...  Old Jolyon Forsyte / ... 5 episodes, 2002
Jowanna Rose ...  Smither 5 episodes, 2002-2003
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon Forsyte. Soames is a solicitor, all proper and straight-laced. His love for the beautiful Irene is his only weakness as is his beautiful daughter Fleur. Jolyon is the opposite, a free-thinking artist who abandons his wife to live with his children's nanny. Their lives and their children's lives will intersect over 30 years bringing happiness to some and tragedy to others. Written by garykmcd

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The Forsyte Saga: To Let  »

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Rupert Graves (as Young Jolyon) and Gillian Kearney (as June) play father and daughter, but there is actually just under nine years difference in their ages. See more »

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Michael Mont: Sometimes I think that you like me. Otherwise why do you want me here? Why do you keep me hanging on? But sometimes I think that you really don't care at all. Is there someone else?
Fleur Forsyte: No.
Michael Mont: Then I'll gonna ask you again. And as a fiancé I will not be coming back.
Fleur Forsyte: But we are friends.
Michael Mont: I believe I can make you happy as more than that. Will you marry me, Fleur?
Fleur Forsyte: Would you do anything for me? Even if everybody told you not do. would you stand by me anyway?
Michael Mont: If you were my wife I would.
Fleur Forsyte: Then I'll do it. ...
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Referenced in Granada Reports: 5 April 2018: Evening Bulletin (2018) See more »

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June's Song
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By Geoffrey Burgon
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Damian Lewis made this mini-series for me!
8 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this mini-series. I felt that Damian Lewis' portrayal of Soames was truly award-winning. After seeing him in other roles (most notably Band of Brothers), I am even more impressed with his range. I also don't agree with those who felt that the Irene' should have been played by a "prettier" actress. I felt that Gina McKee's true beauty was exposed once you looked at the person inside, exactly as Irene's was. I would recommend this to anyone!


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